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Slightly French (1949)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 8 July 1949 (Finland)
A cinema director who is in an emotional and professional crisis thinks that he has discovered a French star when he meets an ordinary dancer.

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Movie director John Gayle is fired by his best friend, a producer. He goes to the beach and wanders into a carnival. There he sees a cleaver Irish girl, Mary O'Leary, and decides to 'discover' her and regain his job. He takers her to his home and does a series of "Pygmalion" experiments with her. She becomes a fine actress and is hired by the movie studio, who believe her to be a FRench heiress. Gayle is hired to direct her but when she gives away the whole hoax, he is fired again. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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THE ACCENT IS ON Fun! (original print media ad - mostly caps)


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Let's Fall in Love  »

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Quotes

Louisa Gayle: You go to your church, I'll go to mine.
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Remake of Let's Fall in Love (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Masquerade
Words and Music by Allan Roberts and Lester Lee
Sung by Dorothy Lamour
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Dorathy!
24 June 2002 | by (Honolulu,Hawaii) – See all my reviews

Bad movie made only for the lead star's fans.This is the first movie of Lamour where I get a good look at what kind of acting ability Lamour has.One will see it is quite limited but she is really a great salesman.She just hypnotises us with charm and beauty.One can also see she was a born entertainer indeed.If one likes her syle,this movie will truly delight her fans.just to see Lamour have fun with this formula romance/musical/comedy once more!I for one love this stuff.I rate Lamour as the third top sexy star of the 1940's behind Marilyn Monroe (mostly a model at that time) and Hedy Lamarr.....


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